Lord Turnberg


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Recent appearances

  • Regulation of Health and Social Care Professions Etc. Bill [HL] - Second Reading 3 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord Hunt on securing this Second Reading debate. The Bill arises out of frustration, because we should have had legislation on this some years ago. I should express my interest as a former member of the GMC council when I was the dean of a medical school in the long-distant past. I am no longer a practising physician. Unlike the noble Lord, Lord...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (7th Day) 30 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I too support the amendments. I am afraid I did not speak in the Second Reading debate—I was detained unavoidably elsewhere—so I express my interest as having recently retired from 19 years as the scientific adviser of the Association of Medical Research Charities. I clearly outlived my usefulness there. I am also a member of boards of a number of medical research...
  • Israel and Palestine: Paris Peace Conference - Question 19 Jan 2017

    My Lords, can I ask the Minister to speculate what the attitude of the British Government would be if the French decided to hold a conference with 70 countries to discuss Northern Ireland but did not invite the British or Irish Governments?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: President, British Society of Gastroenterlogy (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, NHS Sustainability Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Committee on the Assisted Dying for the terminally ill Bill (30 Nov 2004 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (28 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (26 Jun 2001 to 1 Dec 2004)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (6 Dec 2000 to 18 Nov 2004)


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